Metzler - Porterfield
WINSTON-SALEM — Martha Porterfield and Samuel Daughtry Metzler said their wedding vows June 10 at 6 p.m.
The Rev. Don Goodheart and pastor Tyler Jones officiated at the ceremony at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Graham Bennett of Winston-Salem. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. W. Maurice Bowman of Burlington, the late Mr. Bowman and Mr. and Mrs. Bert Bennett of Pfafftown.
Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Marty Metzler of Goldsboro. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Daughtry of Asheboro and the late Mr. and Mrs. Paul Metzler.
The bride was escorted by her father.
Ashley Lynn Pitt of Cornelius was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Katherine Ruth Ambis of Ithaca, N.Y., Margaret McNeely Curtis of Mooresville, Ivey Jackson Furnas, Rebekah Grace Fulton, Buffy Sloan Smith and Catherine Reddick Whitehill of Durham, Alyson Bobbitt Jamison of Atlanta, Ga., Elizabeth Triplett-Martin of Winston-Salem, Joanna Rachelle Reule of Charlotte, Catherine Elizabeth Sherrill of Chapel Hill and Christin McGovern Stevens of Raleigh.
Marty Metzler was his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Mark Daughtry Metzler of Raleigh, brother of the groom; Stephen Bowman Bennett of Santa Rosa, Calif., and Graham Flanagan Bennett of Winston-Salem, brothers of the bride; and Bryan T. Hancock and Graham John Wooten of Goldsboro, Greg Sean Hook, John Harrison Merritt, Matthew Aaron Moore and Mark Russell Simmerson of Chapel Hill and Timothy Kivett Franklin of Harkers Island.
Lucy Paynter directed the wedding. Presiding at the register, distributing programs and honorary bridesmaids were Caroline Ruth Stubblefield, cousin of the bride, and Eliza Bouldin Peebles.
A program of wedding music was provided by Tom Guth, organist; Elizabeth Guth, double bassist; Susan Perkins, vocalist; and John Merritt, guitarist.
After a wedding trip to Mexico, the couple is residing in Chapel Hill.
The bride is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is employed as a teacher’s assistant at Forsyth Country Day School of Lewisville.
The groom graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is employed at University of North Carolina System.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Graylyn Estate.
A bridesmaids’ luncheon was held at Rondthaler-Gramley House of Old Salem.
Friends and family held showers.
The groom’s parents held a rehearsal dinner at Old Town Club.
Friends of the bride’s family held a wedding-eve dance.
The bride’s grandparents held an engagement party.
By News-Argus Staff
Published in Weddings on June 18, 2006 9:22 AM